Some of the early reports from SHOT are already up. NSSF reports that the 2012 show was a record breaker with over 61,000 in attendance. Buyers were checking out the new products and the media was there in full force as well. Lots of friends stopped by the CZ-USA booth to take a look at their favorite models and see what the news was on 2012 releases. Dan Wesson fan Ted Nugent happened dropped in for a visit, of course Tom Knapp was a regular at the booth as well.
The bloggers and e-media folks got the scoop from the CZ and DW staff on a plethora of new products. For those who couldn’t be there, but would like to see some of the high points, here are just a few of the reports:
Misfires & Light Strikes covers the new models… they should also win an award for best segue: “Then it was off to CZ. I resisted the urge to circle their booth 7 times and murmur “I confess there are no designers but Josef and Frantisek Koucky and Jeff Cooper is their prophet”, but only barely…”
Scott Mayer from GunsAmerica stops by to check out the new CZ products.
NUTNFANCY walks through the new Dan Wesson models with DW manager Keith Lawton: then they go in depth with Angus Hobdell on the CZ Custom Shop pistols.
The Military Arms Channel takes a look at both the new CZ Scorpion EVO as well as the Bren 805 series. Currently available for LE and military sales only, but here’s something fun, the Scorpion Evo spotted in licensed airsoft form …